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British playwright, filmmaker and novelist 1954-
How disturbing it is that our illusions are often our most important beliefs.Source: Intimacy (2010) 83
Iranian-Kurdish film director, producer and writer 1969-
I'm free - but I'm also not free because there are millions of young people living in Iran. A filmmaker can only do a little.
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
We cannot fashion our children after our desires, we must have them and love them as God has given them to us.
American physician, businessman and politician 1952-
Social Security, a critically important, great program which does serve as the cornerstone of support for senior citizens, now faces challenges that threaten its long-term stability and well-being. The facts are there. The facts are crystal clear.
English novelist and screenwriter 1954-
An artist's concern is to capture beauty wherever he finds it.Source: An Artist of the Floating World (2009) 119
German philosopher, criticus, writer 1772-1829
Irony is the form of paradox. Paradox is what is good and great at the same time.
Armenian-Canadian stage and film director and writer 1960-
When you make a film like this, you must have the highest expectations of your audience. Having worked in situations where we have the lowest expectations of our audience.
American short story writer 1804-1864
The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash.
American lawyer 1955-2001
Mistakes were made is something we heard back in '92, and that has sort of been the Clinton administration's mantra. I can't imagine that Al Gore is going to pick up that statement and carry it through the next election.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
It is only imperfection that complains of what is imperfect. The more perfect we are the more gentle and quiet we become towards the defects of others.
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